Luxury Apartments with Incredible Views in Downtown Portland

  • Walkable to downtown Portland’s waterfront, breweries, and restaurants
  • Quick and easy commute with access to bus and train stops
  • Spacious one and two bedroom apartments available for rent

Enjoy the Best of Downtown Portland
Welcome home to Essex House Apartments, a collection of luxury apartment homes in downtown Portland that offers the very best of city living. With quick and easy access to dining, shopping, and breweries, you’ll never lack for adventure. Shorten your commute with easy access to bus, train, and commuter hubs. Spend a little less time on the road, and more time wandering down to the waterfront right at your doorstep.

Within Walking Distance to Tom McCall Waterfront Park

Our fitness center is ready for a workout whenever you are, complete with ice-cold water and towel service. Enjoy your run in a climate-controlled setting or challenge a Neighbor to a circuit training boot camp with our strength equipment. On sunny days, take your workout outside to Tom McCall Waterfront Park, 30 riverfront acres of running paths, biking trails, and green space. Perfect for an evening walk with your furry friend or a morning jog.

Spacious Floorplans and Luxury Design

Each apartment home has been created with your comfort in mind, featuring oversized windows with sweeping views, air conditioning to combat those scorching Portland summers, and eco-friendly flooring. 24/7 package pickup ensure your deliveries arrive safe and secure, ready to be picked up whenever you have a moment to spare. Our outdoor terrace comes complete with a barbecue, perfect for summer evenings with friends.

With the best of downtown Portland just steps away, Essex House is a metropolitan dream.

Good Living for the Greater Good

We give our time and effort to bring positive change locally and beyond. The goal of our Front PORCH (Promethean Outreach and Community Help) program is to positively impact the community.

Essex House is a proud sponsor of the Oregon Humane Society. Check-in with the Neighborhood leasing office on how you can volunteer at our next event.

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Shuffleboard in clubhouse
Rooftop lounge with lounge chairs


Pet Friendly

We speak woof, meow, blub-blub and tweet. View our pet policy.

We champion an all-inclusive*, Friends With Paws Program. No more weight limits, height restrictions or “Best in Show” hoops and hurdles. We’ll greet your four-legged confidante as a distinguished guest with a Welcome Kit that includes tasty treats and toys to help your pal feel right at home. Our team can even help the two of you find suitable pet grooming and daycare services when you need them. *For the pooches breed restrictions do apply. Three-pet maximum per home. Additional fees and deposit required. All pets are subject to compatibility screening.

Covered Parking

A reserved, shaded, dry entrance and getaway – every time.  

Air Conditioning

Set your in-home thermostat to wherever you like it and chill.

On-Site Laundry

Weekend laundry is less of a chore when it’s on your schedule.

Communal Amenities

  • 100% smoke-free
  • Controlled access
  • Underground parking
  • Easy access to public transit, I-405 and I-84
  • Fitness center
  • Lounge with wine bar and flat-screen TV
  • Sun deck with barbecue
  • On-site laundry facilities
  • 24/7 package lockers

In-Home Amenities

  • Washer and dryer
  • High-speed internet access
  • Eco-friendly flooring
  • Microwave
  • Large, dual-pane windows
  • Penthouses available
  • Patio or balcony
  • Linen closet





Essex House Apartments, 1330 SW 3rd Ave



How we spend our weekends

6 A.M.


Jog along the Waterfront Park Trail.

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9 A.M.


Politely devour a croque madame at Good Earth Café.

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3 P.M.


Indulge in retail therapy at Pioneer Place.

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7 P.M.


Ballet goes beyond tutus and pirouettes at the Keller Auditorium.

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